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Local Music News
Their delayed reunion performances at the Casbah will now take place on September 19 and 20.
They'll play their final show in November at the Casbah, with keyboardist/singer Carrie Gillespie Feller already having launched a new solo electronic-pop project called Hexa.
The band has parted ways with lead singer Jon Campos and will be auditioning replacements in September.
Mark Hoppus joined Mumford And Sons onstage on August 18 at the Forum in Inglewood, CA for a cover of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)."
They're releasing a collaboration album with Tokyo, Japan-based experimental band Tenniscoats, Healthy in California,
recorded in Ocean Beach and to be supported with a Japanese tour later this year.
Their upcoming album, featuring new members Chris Adler (Lamb Of God) and Kiko Loureiro (formerly with Brazilian band Angra), will includes two cover tunes: "Melt The Ice Away" by Budgie and "Foreign Policy" by Fear.
Her album Back to Ten
(September 18 release at Bella Vista Social Club)) features local guests on songs like "Light of Day" (Gayle Skidmore), "Lullaby Lady" (Jeff Berkley), and "One True Love" (co-written by and featuring Cathryn Beeks).
Action Andy Rasmussen's last performance with the band will be at Adams Avenue Street Fair on September 26. "It's been 25 years with them, and they'll always be family to me [singer Johnny Valenzuala is his brother]...wanted to focus on my other band, Action Andy & the Hi-Tones, and have
some quality family time at home."
A video is streaming for their track "Archers," from the band's self-titled debut album which features Oh, Sleeper frontman Shane Blay in place of Tim Lambesis (who left the band after being arrested for soliciting the murder of his wife).
They'll embark on a North American tour with Cannibal Corpse and Soreption, kicking off October 8 in Jacksonville, FL at the Underbelly and running through November 7, when it concludes in Orlando, FL at Venue 578.
The August 2 tribute concert to the band's late bassist Steve Rodriguez included a surprise appearance by former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley, who performed with the Dragons.
The former Village People singer's unreleased 1979 album Solo Man
is finally being released this month on his own Harlem West Music Group label.
His band the Wildabouts has cancelled their upcoming UK and European tour, citing "far too many administration and production issues to overcome." Their gig at London's Garage on September 3 will go ahead as planned.
Their song "Wouldn't You Like to Be A Bear?" will appear on the bear-themed 4-disc 40th Anniversary Box Set from German label Bear Family Records, alongside tracks from Ry Cooder, Chip Taylor, Swamp Dogg, the Fuzztones, and around 60 others.
Her new album, Picking Up the Pieces,
is due in September, along with a memoir called Never Broken
published by Random House Penguin.
He won the Battle for Kaaboo, becoming the first 2015 Discovery Tour Winner and earning a slot on the Emerging Artist Stage at Kaaboo Del Mar (running September 18-20)
Having already guest-hosted PBS radio show A Prairie Home Companion
for show creator Garrison Keillor, Thile will become the permanent host after Keillor completes the next season's episodes.
His band Red Dragon Cartel announced its sixth lead vocalist in the past four months, or actually the rehiring of their first singer Darren James Smith, who replaces former Jones Street singer Shawn Crosby, who replaced Chas West (who was preceded by DJ Smith, Michael Beck, and Smith).